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  • Hotel employee accused of setting fire on job

    NAUVOO – A western Illinois woman is accused of setting fire to a hotel where she was working.The Qu ...
    July 10, 2014 - 9:47 am
  • Winter hard on some of Illinois' wheat crop

    TOLONO – As Illinois farmers work their way through the winter wheat harvest, many are finding the harsh winter was tough on their crops.
    July 10, 2014 - 8:54 am
  • Group: 5,000 same-sex marriages in Illinois

    CHICAGO (AP) — A survey indicates thousands of same-sex couples are marrying in Illinois.In a news r ...
    July 10, 2014 - 7:30 am
  • Judge hearing lawsuit wants info on Daley health

    CHICAGO – A Cook County judge wants lawyers for Richard M. Daley to explain the medical reason the former Chicago mayor shouldn't testify at the trial ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Illinois hospital fees to pay for error reports

    CHICAGO – A new annual licensing fee for Illinois hospitals that takes effect this month will finally fund a system for reporting medical errors that ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Mississippi River peaking at trouble spots

    ST. LOUIS – Flood problems persist for a few unprotected communities, even as the Mississippi River has started to recede in most places.
    July 9, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • State lags in hiring to oversee ‘fracking’ accord

    CHICAGO – More than a year after a much-lauded compromise paved the way for high-volume oil and gas extraction in Illinois, the agency in charge of ov ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:12 pm
  • Illinois sends schools checks on time, a rare move

    CHICAGO – Illinois schools have received promised grant payments from the state on time for the first time since 2007 – but in another sign of the sta ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • 2 sentenced for fatal shooting of 9-year-old

    CHICAGO (AP) — Two Chicago men convicted of first-degree murder in the June 2009 death of a 9-year-old girl have been sentenced to 100 years in prison ...
    July 9, 2014 - 4:29 pm
  • Mother of 5 shot dead on Chicago expressway

    CHICAGO (AP) — A 24-year-old mother of five was shot to death while driving on the Dan Ryan Expressway on Chicago's South Side, less than a year after ...
    July 9, 2014 - 4:13 pm
  • State sends schools checks on time, for once

    CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois has broken its streak of late grant payments to schools for the first time since 2007.
    July 9, 2014 - 12:10 pm
  • Mother of 5 shot dead on Chicago expressway

    CHICAGO — Authorities have identified a mother of five who was shot to death while driving on the Dan Ryan Expressway on Chicago's South Side.
    July 9, 2014 - 11:57 am
  • Canoeist's body found in Rock River

    ROCKFORD — A body pulled from the Rock River in Rockford has been identified as a man missing since a Fourth of July weekend boating accident.
    July 9, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Police shoot, kill Missouri man in Granite City

    GRANITE CITY – Police in southwestern Illinois' Granite City say officers have shot and killed a Missouri man who reportedly threatened them with a ha ...
    July 9, 2014 - 8:46 am
  • Quinn to sign bill expanding adoptees rights

    CHICAGO – Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says he will sign legislation to designed to help adoptees and their birth family members learn more about their his ...
    July 9, 2014 - 8:45 am
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